Musee National Chagall (image: kfntravelguide)
Lifestyle: Art & CultureRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

European Heritage Days / Journées Européennes du Patrimoine

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Every year in France there is a fantastic initiative called the European Heritage Days (Les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine) where residents and tourists have the opportunity to access many historical, cultural and architectural sites for no or heavily reduced entrance fees. This year the …

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L’Escalet St Tropez #StTropez @RivieraGrape
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeStay Fit in Provence

Pilates and wine tasting weekends St Tropez

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: If you’re looking to refresh and refocus after summer, head to St Tropez where there are two high-demand Pilates and wine tasting weekends scheduled at a stunning villa. The villa is in L’Escalet, which is about 20 minutes from St Tropez centre and in …

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Dear Cannes letter #Cannes via @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeVillages Towns and Cities

5 reasons why Condé Nast Traveler readers are wrong about Cannes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Ouch. Cannes has been voted Number 10 place in the list of 2015’s unfriendliest cities of the world as rated by a Readers’ Choice Awards survey by Condé Nast Traveler (and in 2014 they did not fare much better; they claimed Number 2 spot …

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Marche Forville Cannes Cote d'Azur @accessriviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca WhitlockeVillages Towns and Cities

Top 3 things to do in Cannes outside Festival time

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes has a love/hate relationship with the huge influx of visitors that the annual congrès events and Cannes Film Festival bring to this popular destination. Bars crammed with people, traffic jams and a visible presence of the charming motorbike cops can overwhelm visitors – …

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Chances For Children Foundation
Lifestyle: Art & CultureRebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Chill for Charity – Friday 11 September

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: After the success of the first-ever “Chill for Charity” event, the team at Chances for Children are organizing a second event! On Friday 11 September, please invite yourself to come relax, rejuvenate and recharge! With summer coming to a close it’s time to chill …

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August concerts feu d'artifice Nice French Riviera Cote d'Azur @AccessRiviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

FREE August concerts on the French Riviera

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I love a good concert – and even better when it’s free! Who could resist compiling a summary of some of the free concerts happening in the region during August? This isn’t an exhaustive list but I hope you find the time to attend …

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Travel Suitcase #TravelwithKids #TravelTips @AccessRiviera
Explore: Travel in ProvenceRebecca Whitlocke

How to survive summer on the French Riviera with kids

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Say what you will about the French Riviera in the summer. Sure, there are traffic jams, crowded public transport, longer queues at attractions, sweatier tourists, and pricier airfares, but there’s also ice-cream on the seafront, dining al fresco in village squares, open-air concerts and …

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Perfectly Provence @AccessRiviera
Rebecca Whitlocke

Thanks to Perfectly Provence!

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I’m thrilled to be invited to be a contributor to Perfectly Provence, a digital magazine for locals and visitors alike, with content collected from the region’s top regional writers. Focused exclusively on Provence, Perfectly Provence includes targeted regional content for both tourists and for …

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Cannes Summer 2015 @AccessRiviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Cannes Summer Programme 2015

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: Cannes has many summer events and festivals happening so if you are in town as a tourist or you are a local looking to find out what’s happening in one place – read on! From classical concerts to dance parties on the beach, traditional …

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Fête de la Renaissance in Villeneuve Loubet @AccessRiviera
Rebecca WhitlockeWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Fête de la Renaissance – 03 and 04 August – Villeneuve Loubet

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: I really enjoy all the traditional festivals in France and it doesn’t matter when you visit the French Riviera you will always find some type of celebration or traditional event to attend. Traditional festivals here are based on historical re-enactments, patron saints, food (including …

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